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Dec 10, 2012 7:00am PST
million to the fund. mala lalala is now recovering ik hospital. of year again. time for citi price rewind. because your daughter really wants that pink castle thing. and you really don't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it finds one, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. have a super sparkly day! ok. [ male announcer ] now all you need is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. start saving at citi.com/pricerewind. >>> the crisis in egypt over its draft constitution is getting even more volatile. as of today, the military is protecting government buildings until the results of the constitutional referendum this saturday. opponents say the new constitution would enshrine islamic law turning the country into a religious state. michael sing, managing director for the washington institute for near east policy and former senior director for middle east affairs at the national security council. always good to see you, michael. >> hi, chris. >> we've had weeks of
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2012 7:00am PST
this. this is the earth at night illuminated by city lights across the planet. but there's this new report about whether nasa can maintain its leadership role in space exploration. let me bring informer space shuttle engineer, james oberg. it's been a while. thank you, james. >> hello, chris. >> the council is saying that nasa is at a crossroads and that they have an uncertain future. the funding is flat and getting money from congress seems unlikely. what's your reaction to this report? >> looking at this report and the comments made in it, i'm almost thrown back to the space race days. it's almost like nostalgia when we had a two-way race to a goal and we could design our vehicles just for that goal. that was a tightly focused program. when you look at nasa's program today, it's not nearly as focused. i think that's a good thing, though. because we've gotten to broader areas of capability. so when they refer to some problems that they see at nasa, to me those are problems of not aging but of maturing of the space program. >> as you know, this is a time when we're in a big fight ov
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 7:00am PST
for an investment in cities. not a time to hurt those families in those cities. and congress needs to act immediately. >> voters on this country spoke loudly and clearly on the president's platform in november. he said exactly what he was going to do that. >> you're a longtime mayor of minneapolis, what kind of long-term impact do you see on the city-level if no deal is reached here? >> we'll see a number of things. starting in my city, the headquarters of target and headquarters of best buy, we're going to see a huge challenge, big companies and on main street on our small businesses. the taxes on those small business owners will be raised. the taxes on those who spend money in those businesses will be raised. it will slow sales. it already has. an inaction by congress is already the grinch that's stealing christmas. what we need to do is recognize that on main streets across this country, big cities and small, the impact of inaction is happening. so while they're playing this sort of parlor game in washington about whose blame it is, everybody out here is suffering. solve the proble
MSNBC
Dec 12, 2012 7:00am PST
control, a conversation that new york city mayor michael bloomberg has been pushing for years. he has highlighted in the latest issue of "new york" magazine. let me bring in chris smith, contributing editor for the magazine, who wrote this piece. good to see you. >> thanks for having me. >> you can see on the cover, this whole thing is sort of really about why new yorkers love new york, why we love new york. number 20 was because our mayor isn't afraid of gun control. would it surprise you if the mayor came out today and had something to say about this? >> not at all. because for virtually the entire 12-year run of michael bloomberg as mayor of new york city, this has been an important issue to him, and it's only grown over the years as he's gone to more emergency rooms in the middle of the night, you know, having to break bad news to the families of new york city cops or kids killed in just random or evil shootings. >> new york, as big cities go, is a pretty safe place to be. >> correct. >> he's been incredibly vocal. in fact, he started a super pac. he thinks he can take on the nra,
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2012 7:00am PST
/suicide of a kansas city chiefs player. >> what i was talking about here, and i'm sorry if that wasn't clear to everybody was a gun culture. i never mentioned the second amendment, i never used the words gun control. people inferred that. now do i believe we need more comprehensive and sensible gun control legislation, yes i do. that doesn't mean repeal the second amendment. >> the controversy comes over a heated debate on the senate floor over gun rights for veterans. gentlemen, good morning. >> good morning. >> john, let me start with you, senator coburn wanted to amend the bill to stop veterans affairs department from putting the names of mentally incompetent veterans into a background check system to prohibit them from owning firearms. let me play that exchange from the senate floor. >> how in the world can we say the people who fight and defend for us through a social worker deemed incompetent to carry a gun? >> if you're a veteran or not, and you have been judged to be mentally infirm, you should not have a gun, and that no amendment, my friend, is absolute. >> so john, do you th
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2012 10:00am EST
at citibank. how deep are these cuts and what's the industry saying about it? >> chris, citi said it's cutting 4% of its workforce. investors are thinking this is a the first in a series of steps that will shrink the bank to a more manageable and profitable size. the news not a total shot to the market. >> it also kind of feels, maybe because i live in new york, like there's a starbucks on every corner. sometimes it feels like they're less than a block apart. but i couldn't believe when i saw when was in the works at starbucks. >> just when you thought starbucks might be reaching a saturation point at home, there is room for it to grow domestically and globally. they are planning to increase stores in the u.s. by more than 20%, that's roughly 2,000 new stores in the next five years or so. part of the growth strategy includes a varied product mix, tea and juice. and in china and the asia pacific region, there's plenty of room to grow. starbucks expects china will overtake canada as its second largest market in 2014. >> great to have you. thank you. and forbes is out with a list of
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